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LTV F-8H CRUSADER – PhilippineAir force

This Italeri kit was completed some time back (ca. 2014. The kit was modified to represent a

Philippine Air Force F-8″H” by reworking the nose section (narrowed and sides straightened)and radome- reduced (“H” had a smaller and straight lines radome) and added the vertical fin ECM. Scratch built the assymetrical pylons for the 2 pairs of “Sidewinders” as well as the “RBF”, so are the MERs that slung the numbers of “bombs: (as seen on an actual photo – last one – of one of PhAF F-8H). Decal used is from locally made HARIBON Decals (and home printed).

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11 responses to LTV F-8H CRUSADER – PhilippineAir force

  1. Great build! Nice to see it in the Philippine A. F. markings.

  2. Farouk, nice to see a Crusader in different markings.

  3. Beautiful job, my friend….my 48th scale Crusader should look so good.

  4. Great Plane, great model & something different too. Always liked Crusaders!

  5. Very well done, Farouk. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Great work! A nicely done model, in unusual livery.

  7. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Farouk, your rendition of a F-8 in service of the Philippine Air Force is very well done and stands out alone as a unique one at that.
    It is so refreshing to see this aircraft other than the usual and normal livery.
    Thank you for sharing these images.

  8. You’ve done a lot of work on this kit to make this version of the F-8 and its definitely paid off.

  9. Interesting, to see this type of aircraft in Phillipine livery.
    Orion / Dirk

  10. Thank you all for the nice and kind words on the model build and the livery… Best regards…
    Farouk (tausugair)

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